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Table 5 Mean baPWV value in patients with normal, borderline, and abnormal autonomic nervous function tests

From: Association between Brachial-Ankle pulse wave velocity and cardiac autonomic neuropathy in type 2 diabetes

   Normal result Borderline result Abnormal result P for trend
baPWV(cm/sec)* HR variation during deep breathing 1537.50(1392.88-1863.00) 1649.25(1480.75-1815.50) 1728.25(1524.00-2029.38)## 0.002
HR response to standing 1623.75(1444.38-1890.00) 1757.25(1552.75-2012.75) 1825.00(1509.88-2020.63)# 0.046
Valsalva maneuver 1666.25(1459.88-1945.75) 1642.00(1512.25-2006.50) 1669.50(1445.25-1934.75) 0.392
postural BP change 1651.75(1486.88-1937.00) 1661.25(1426.50-1983.50) 1775.86(1568.67-2043.00) 0.471
Sustained handgrip test 1656.00(1500.13-1947.50) 1540.75(1329.37-1939.63) 1777.25(1509.88-1943.38) 0.835
  1. HR, heart rate; BP, blood pressure.
  2. *Denotes the variables that were log-transformed when statistics were applied.
  3. #P < 0.05, ##P < 0.01, for comparisons of baPWV values between abnormal, borderline and normal test.